Author Archives: jeanevogelart

About jeanevogelart

Art saves lives. That's my mantra and my motivation. My primary purpose as an artist is to inspire, entertain, make you smile, make you mad, make you think or recall a memory. I strive for work that is intimate and genuine, and sometimes whimsical. It's always more than a "pretty picture." I demand a relationship.

An Artist’s Journal, Ireland: The Sea

There are people who spend their holidays in cities. The nightlife, bustling streets, museums, people-watching, top-rated restaurants. There are people who crave the land. They hike through mountain passes, through meadows of wild flowers and brambles, skinny-dip in cool lakes, … Continue reading

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An Artist’s Journal, Ireland: Listen to the Voices

Sukanya left on a flight to Toronto this morning, ending the first part of our residency and project in Ireland. I’m continuing on for more shooting and artist meetings. Loughcrew Cairn was the planned stop for today. There was a … Continue reading

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An Artist’s Journal, Ireland: When Artists Collaborate

About a year ago, Sukanya and I began the long process to reach out to artists in Ireland in hopes of collaboration. We knew we were taking a risk, and we knew that funding organizations would not understand our mission. … Continue reading

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Anatomy of An Artist Resident, Part III

Anatomy of An Artist Resident, Part I;  Anatomy of An Artist Resident, Part II Jeane and Sukanya leave in for Ireland portion of the Symbols and Stories project in fewer than six days. It’s a busy week. Holidays for Jeane, … Continue reading

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Shanah Tovah, 5779

Tonight, at sundown, Jews around the world begin the commemoration of Rosh HaShanah, the traditional birthday of the world, the New Year. 5779. May 5779 be a year when families are reunited, in peace. May 5779 be a year of … Continue reading

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Hummers

Four or five hummingbirds zoom around the window. Two males chase each other off. It’s not the females they vie for, I think. They want first shot at the refilled feeder. One lands. Drinks. Some land on the feeder, some … Continue reading

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An Argument with Art

Artists have total control over what they create. Total. Control. They choose materials, set the design, tell the tools what to do. It would be nice if it worked that way, wouldn’t it? Every artist and writer knows it doesn’t. … Continue reading

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